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UK farmers face decline in profitability

Defra’s latest Farm Business Income forecasts predict a decline in the profitability of farming across the majority of farming sectors and serve as a ...


Wales' Young Farmers' Club funding cuts 'will have big impact on rural Wales'

The Chairman of the Wales' Young Farmers' Clubs (YFC) has said he was 'extremely disappointed' after receiving major cuts to its grants, unions have s...


28 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
UK worker of the year winner in elite group after combine harvester run

Littlebredy-based farmer Judi James, who was crowned UK Worker of the Year back in 2013, has finished in the top 5% of fund-raising activities in the ...


28 January 2015 | Appointments,Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Dairy farmer Ray Brown is NFU Cheshire’s new county chairman

Dairy farmer Ray Brown will, this evening, be officially announced as Cheshire’s new NFU County Chairman at the organisation’s annual dinner held at t...


28 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
A time for change in the farming sector

East Midlands farmers adapting to changes and challenges in crop production can receive expert guidance at two business events next month. The Farm...


Scottish farmers face crisis of confidence

Following a strong 2013, Scottish farmers have seen their incomes fall dramatically last year which is causing a crisis of confidence in the industry,...


27 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Boosting Septoria control with an adjuvant results in 0.54 t/ha bonus

With Septoria being the primary target for all wheat growers and the threat of yield losses as large as 50% in severely affected crops, farmers will b...


27 January 2015 | Arable,Crops,News
Silage crop has never stopped growing!

A crop of Perseus festulolium silage on a 90ha (220 acre) dairy farm near Tiverton in Devon, has hardly stopped growing this winter, and looks set for...


Ever-changing role of the agronomist

The role of today’s agronomist is constantly changing. Each new season brings with it a unique set of challenges, whether they are responding to incre...


23 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
UK wheat yields have potential to double

UK wheat yields have theoretical potential to more than double over the next 10-20 years if every aspect of agronomy is fine-tuned and technological a...


22 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Thousands get ready to claim Basic Payment Scheme in 2015

The Rural Payments Agency is inviting thousands more farmers and landowners to register on new the service to claim this year's payments. RPA CEO M...


Corn shrugs off bearish news; US wheat struggles to match European competitors

Soycomplex Beans closed around 8-10 cents lower, helped on their way by news of another 174 TMT worth of Chinese cancellations. News that China pos...


Russia wheat exports slow sharply; adverse weather

With US markets closed for the Martin Luther King Day holiday this was never going to be a "Thriller in Manilla", more of a "Yawn in Benidorm" perhaps...


20 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
FUW meetings to explore changes to CAP

Four meetings will be held in Carmarthenshire by the Farmers’ Union of Wales to explore and discuss the changes to the current common agricultural pol...


16 January 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
UK farmers performing above EU average

Average income per agricultural worker in the UK rose last year despite falling 1.7% across the EU. The reduction in average income was stronger in...



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